A nice Achillea millefolium cultivar with colors in the yellow to burnt orange range.
average, tolerates dry, aggressive spreader in moist
Soil & Site
average, avoid over fertile soils
a flat terminal corymbs of small 1/4" flowers, colors: yellow, orange and burnt orange
dark green, finely divided giving them a fern-like texture, strongly aromatic, larger basal leaves have long petioles and the smaller upper leaves are sessile
spreads by rhizoms
24 plus inches, spreads just about forever
After flowering shear back the plants and they will form a dense mat of foliage. If they start dying out in the center remove some of the healthier outside clumps and replant.
easy by division
The species plant Common Yarrow (Achillea milefolium) is native to Europe and Western Asia and considered to be a weed in many areas.
An introduction of Ernest Page from Germany.
The species plants have been in cultivation prior to 1440 and used as a herbal remedy for many aliments. The Greek name honors Achilles a warrior of the Trojan wars.
I have grown many different varieties of Achillea millefolium. There seems to be a few secrets to successfully growing them. Avoid rich, moist, poorly drained soils and plant in a full sun site. Also cut back hard after the bloom fades.